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Miscellaneous letters, 1762-1792.

Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Marie Charlotte Hippolyte Boufflers, countess of; John Walkinshaw Crawford; Madeleine-Angélique de Neufville-Villeroy Luxembourg, duchesse de
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Artwork reproduction : Letter   Visual material   Archival Material : French
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Autograph letters, signed, to Jean André de Luc, written at Môtiers, 18 Oct. 1762, concerning his father's well-being, and to an unidentified individual, written at Wootton, 19 Mar. 1767, concerning a financial transaction. Includes an autograph letter, signed, by Marie Charlotte Hippolyte, countess of Boufflers, who held literary salons, to John Walkinshaw Crawford, written at Paris, 2 Jan. 1792, concerning his
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Engravings
Named Person: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Material Type: Manuscript, Artwork reproduction
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Marie Charlotte Hippolyte Boufflers, countess of; John Walkinshaw Crawford; Madeleine-Angélique de Neufville-Villeroy Luxembourg, duchesse de
OCLC Number: 612778884
Notes: Letters and engravings mounted on sheets.
Includes English translations of letters.
Description: 4 items, bound ; 32 cm

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Autograph letters, signed, to Jean André de Luc, written at Môtiers, 18 Oct. 1762, concerning his father's well-being, and to an unidentified individual, written at Wootton, 19 Mar. 1767, concerning a financial transaction. Includes an autograph letter, signed, by Marie Charlotte Hippolyte, countess of Boufflers, who held literary salons, to John Walkinshaw Crawford, written at Paris, 2 Jan. 1792, concerning his activities in London. Also includes a manuscript letter, signed, from Madeleine Angélique de Neufville-Villeroy, duchess of Luxembourg, who was Rousseau's protectress, to an unidentified individual, written at Paris, 30 Oct. 1779, concerning a lawsuit.

Includes 6 portrait engravings of Rousseau.

MS Fr 182.2. Houghton Library, Harvard University.

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